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Nation Jul 13Fuel shortage could ground firefighting aircraft amid potentially ferocious wildfire season
Airport officials facing jet fuel shortages are concerned they’ll have to wave off planes and helicopters that drop fire retardants during what could be a ferocious wildfire season, potentially endangering surrounding communities.
Nation Dec 11Groups blast Trump logging plan aimed at reducing wildfires
WildEarth Guardians, Western Watersheds Project and seven other groups say the rules approved Thursday fast-track projects to benefit logging, grazing and mining while eliminating public comments.
Health Dec 05Overtaxed Idaho health facilities on brink of rationing care
“I’ve had patients crying in the car because they think they’re going to die,” Thomas said last week, resting against a desk between patients. “There are some people that it’s just a mild cold, and there are some people in…
Nation Nov 11U.S. nuclear lab partnering with utility to produce hydrogen
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded just under $14 million for an attempt to build a hydrogen-energy production facility at a nuclear power plant in Minnesota with the help of a research lab in Idaho.
Nation Jul 24U.S. eyes building nuclear power plants for moon and Mars
The U.S. wants to build nuclear power plants that will work on the moon and Mars, and on Friday put out a request for ideas from the private sector on how to do that.
Nation Jun 19Trump administration backs Idaho transgender sports ban
The American Civil Liberties Union and the Legal Voice group filed a lawsuit in April saying the law is discriminatory and an invasion of privacy.
Nation Apr 15Federal lawsuit challenges Idaho’s transgender sports ban
Two civil rights groups have filed a federal lawsuit challenging Idaho's new law banning transgender women from competing in women's sports, the first such law in the nation.
Nation Aug 11Authorities probe how airline employee could steal plane
An airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane and was chased by military jets before crashing into a small island in the Puget Sound on Friday night.